Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA is currently seeking an enthusiastic Associate Program Director to provide leadership in support of multiple high quality programs at our Somerville, NJ branch location.
What you will do: Under the direction of the Director of Membership and Programs, the Associate Program Director is responsible for promoting, leading and managing all activities associated with our School Age Child Care, Summer Camp, Sports, Arts & Humanities and Teen Programs. Primary responsibilities include ensuring the delivery of high quality, safe, educational and innovative YMCA youth programming in a nurturing environment. Assisting with management of summer camp programs and acting as Camp Director. Contributes to the development of the annual budget and establishing and sustaining positive relationships with program participants, their families and prospective members. Hiring, training, and providing continuous support and feedback to program staff. Additional responsibilities include supporting fundraising activities and special events as necessary, and responding to member and community inquires in a timely manner.
What you will have: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Recreation, or related field and 3 plus years’ experience in directing youth programming with a focus on School Age Child Care and Summer Camp. Must possess superior leadership and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work well with staff and interact with membership. Must have flexibility in work schedule and expectations to work evenings and some weekends. Current CPR/AED and First Aid certification, or obtain within 30 days of hire. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required as well as good administrative skills.
Benefits of working full-time include:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience 12% retirement contribution after eligibility period
Medical, dental, and vision insurance subsidized by our YMCA
100% contribution towards Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
Optional life insurance and dependent life insurance available at low rates
Community volunteering opportunities
A fun, friendly, inclusive environment
Complimentary Family Membership
Up to 50% off discount on Child Care & Programs
Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA is a drug free work environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome all applicants who share our values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
Internal Number: 1172
About Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA
Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA is a Community Service, Mission based, 501(c) (3) Non-Profit Organization dedicated to building Strong Kids, Strong Families and Strong Communities. Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA has locations in Basking Ridge, Bridgewater, Hillsborough and Somerville and runs programs in Franklin Twp and Plainfield, NJ. Through our guiding principles of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility we are dedicated to helping everyone grow in spirit, mind and body regardless of age, income or background. Our programs and services nurture the potential of children and teens, improve health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors.
Whether part-time or full-time, seasonal or year-round, there are job opportunities for all people at Somerset County and Plainfield YMCA!